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Kenmore sewing machine not weing forward, brought in 2005 or

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Kenmore sewing machine not weing forward
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: brought in 2005 or 06 I think model #384.16324
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: not sure
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: haven't used the machine for a while
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

I regret that you have had to wait so long for a response. Please tell me a little more about the problem with the sewing machine.

Let me know, by using the Reply To Expert function. And I will advise you further. Thanks.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
sewing machine will reverse but not sew forward
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

OK. How old is the sewing machine?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

What happens when you try to sew forward, please?

Mention any error code that might perhaps appear on the sewing machine at that time.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Have to pull fabric forward feed dogs not moving fabric forward at all
Expert:  Russell H. replied 11 months ago.

Are the feed dogs raised, after setting the machine to stitch forward again? In many models that can be necessary.

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